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  • NEO-ARAMAIC LANGUAGE

    Cross-Reference

    See  ARAMAICIRAN vii. NON-IRANIAN LANGUAGES (10). Aramaic ASSYRIANS IN IRAN.

  • NEOLITHIC AGE IN IRAN

    Frank Hole

    Originally the term “Neolithic” referred to the final Stone Age before the ages of metals.Today “Neolithic” usually refers to the period of the origins and early development of agricultural economies.

  • NEŠALJ

    Multiple Authors

    large village in central Iran known for its picturesque architecture, the festivity of Friday of Nešalj in the early autumn, and its extinct Median dialect.

  • NEŠALJ ii. The Dialect

    Habib Borjian

    Nešalj had a Median dialect of Rāji variety, a language group spread throughout Kashan region, but it has been succumbing to Persian in recent decades.

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  • NEŠALJ i. The Village

    Habib Borjian

    located in Niāsar Rural District, Niāsar District, Kashan Sub-Province, Isfahan Province.

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  • NETHERLANDS : Archives

    Willem Floor

    The main sources for Iran, the Persian Gulf and the Dutch-Persian relations are found in the Dutch National Archives (Nationaal Archief, NA).

  • NEW JULFA

    Cross-Reference

    the Armenian settlement at Isfahan. See JULFA.

  • NEY-DĀWUD, Morteżā

    Morteżā Ḥoseyni Dehkordi

    (1900-1990), celebrated composer of music and performer and instructor of the tār (a plucked, long-necked lute).

  • NĒZAK

    Frantz Grenet

    dynastic name appearing on a long series of silver coins issued by a local dynasty in Kāpisā (in the region of Kabul; Sk. Kāpiśī) ca. late 7th century C.E.

  • NEẒĀM-AL-MOLK

    Neguin Yavari

    (1018-1092), vizier of two Saljuq sultans, rose from a relatively lowly position in the bureaucracy of the provincial governor of Balḵ (Balkh) to become the de facto ruler over a vast empire, with a final apotheosis as the archetypal good vizier in the world of Islam.

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